Dean Nelson Named to Power 100
Dean Camille Nelson has been named as one of the top influential black lawyers in the nation, as part of On Being a Black Lawyer’s Power 100. On Being A Black Lawyer was established to report news of import to black legal professionals. The company aims to promote the causes and contributions of African American attorneys.
|Howdy Partner: Where Do Suffolk Law Alumni Rank?
Suffolk Law ranks 58th in a recent study on where big firm partners went to law school, with 81 alumni in high-ranking spots, according to a report from The National Jurist Magazine. Professor Ted Seto at Loyola Law School studied 16,799 partners at the nation’s largest law firms and recently published his findings in the Journal of Legal Education.
Suffolk Law Podcast Series Reaches 350,000 Downloads
NFL coach Vince Lombardi as an early pioneer for civil rights. Mike Tyson’s tattoo copied in the Hangover 2. Kim Kardashian’s lawsuit against The Gap for violating her right of publicity. These examples of cutting-edge news, ripped from the headlines, are only a few of the reasons why Suffolk Law’s podcast series reached 350,000 downloads last year.
Suffolk Students Hit the Streets
Suffolk Law’s Clinical Professor of Law and Associate Director of Clinical Programs, Bill Berman, recently secured a $150,000 partnership grant with the Boston Fair Housing Commission (BFHC). As part of a new fair housing discrimination testing program at Suffolk, our students will act as testers to ensure housing providers are not discriminating on the basis of family status, disability, sexual preference, or housing subsidy. As part of the project, the clinic will create a fair housing testing training program and student pro bono opportunities in the fall. The Housing Clinic will partner with the BFHC, with grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Andrew Clark ’13 Publishes Layman’s Guide to Picking the Madness
In the last six years, college basketball fanatic and 21-year-old Suffolk Law student Andrew Clark ’13 has picked the winner four times on his single “sheet of integrity.” Even better, he has picked 14 of the possible 24 final-four teams in those years. After a basketball career-ending injury, Clark was approached by NBA teams to discuss his Moneyball-style basketball metrics. He wrote his first book on the topic at age 16 and last winter he published, Bracketeering: The Layman’s Guide to Picking the Madness in March.
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